“Do I know what I’ve done? Yes, I know quite well what I’ve done. I have done murder.” - Patrick Hamilton, Rope
Chasing a dangerous thrill and "for the fun of the the thing," two students commit the perfect murder. Motivated by pride and vanity, Wyndham Brandon hides the body in a wooden chest right under the noses of his unsuspecting dinner guests! Adapted into the 1948 Alfred Hitchcock film, Patrick Hamilton’s thriller Rope opens our 27th season.